Barry Healy reviews a new film about a Belgian Jew who survives the Holocaust by pretending to be Persian.
Film & theatre
Barry Healy reviews a darkly comedic, yet deeply insightful study of the complex nuances of masculinity.
Barry Healy reviews The Colony, where devastation has overtaken Earth and the rich have evacuated the planet.
Barry Healy reviews an intense and stunning thriller written and directed by Robert Machoian, set in the Utah mountains.
As a tsunami of crocodile tears engulfs Western politicians, Afghanistan's history is suppressed, writes John Pilger.
Barry Healy reviews a laid-back, feel-good (and forgettable) film starring Jake Johnson and Susan Sarandon.
Filmmaker Alfred Pek's new documentary exposes Australia’s cruel border protection policy by telling the moving stories of three refugees stuck in limbo in Indonesia.
Barry Healy reviews a social satire set at a Jewish wake in New York City.
Barry Healy reviews a new play that delves into the intricate, complex and terrifying history of white settlement in Western Australia.
Gunpowder Milkshake mixes intricate fight scenes with a slick, retro, neon-inflected look, writes Barry Healy.
Barry Healy reviews Tove, a film about Swedish-speaking Finnish artist, cartoonist and novelist, Tove Jansson, the creator of the popular children’s cartoon series Moomin.
A new adaptation of Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard is analogous to the contemporary Australian context, writes Janaka Biyanwila.
Barry Healy reviews The Last Horns of Africa, a documentary about preventing the poaching of wild rhinoceros.
The wildly hedonistic Berlin club culture is celebrated in a new documentary, focusing on the lives of three of its most famous bouncers. Barry Healy reviews the film.
Barry Healy reviews a new film about the industrial mercury poisoning of a Japanese village and the photographer who exposed the story to the world.
Barry Healy reviews Lapsis, a sci-fi film in which gig economy workers are manipulated into competing with each other — and with robots — to make a living.